Fountain Square Pep Rally Kicks off 2010-11 UC Basketball Season on Oct. 12

Sept. 30, 2010

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's and women's basketball teams will officially launch the 2010-11 season on Tuesday, Oct. 12 with a UC Basketball Pep Rally on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The program begins at noon with head women's basketball coach Jamelle Elliott and head men's basketball coach Mick Cronin addressing the crowd.

Fans will have the opportunity to receive autographs from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., mingle with coaches and players, win great UC prizes, play games, and learn information on the upcoming season. Season ticket information and order forms will be available on site.

Fans can enter in a raffle at the information tent to win two tickets to a men's basketball game, two tickets to a women's basketball game, an autographed team basketball ball, or a $50 gift card to the UC Bookstore.

Members of the UC Band and the dance and cheer programs along with the UC Mascot will also be on hand. Fans are encouraged to wear their red and black and celebrate the start of the 2010-11 basketball seasons.